Staff Positions

Weintraub Tobin strives to hire exceptional people who demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, initiative, and creativity. We believe in delivering quality client service both externally and internally while fostering an environment that encourages collaboration and camaraderie. We encourage effective communication and integration among attorneys and staff across offices. We believe in bringing the best people together to enhance client services and making the firm a great place to work. We are proud of the diversity of skills and experience each person brings to our organization.

LITIGATION PARALEGAL – SAN FRANCISCO

Weintraub Tobin is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal for our San Francisco office.  The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, enjoy working as part of a team, and demonstrate a first-class commitment to client service. Under minimal supervision, the litigation paralegal will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Organize documents and coordinate document productions including bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
  • Perform various document searches in an e-Discovery database and conduct factual research on LexisNexis and the Internet.
  • Create and maintain internal case databases including Importing and exporting documents, searching for documents, running productions, running analytics and email threading, document review and coding documents.
  • Prepare for depositions by gathering and preparing documents relevant to the deponent, organizing exhibits and summarizing deposition transcripts.
  • Work with attorneys and legal secretaries in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
  • Act as a liaison between various internal departments, as well as outside vendors.
  • Oversee the progress of documents through litigation, order transcripts/medical records, etc. from third party entities and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
  • Prepare for and attend trials/arbitrations: Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, and assist attorneys in the courtroom.
  • Handle electronic presentation of exhibits.
  • Discovery: Organize documents, review, analyze and summarize discovery responses, and respond to discovery requests.  Prepare document subpoenas to third parties.
  • Possess strong analytical and technological skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of litigation experience.
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved school is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and litigation software applications including Casemap, Textmap, Relativity, Adobe Professional, and Sanction (or Trial Director).
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational ability.
  • Familiarity with Worldox or similar document management system.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on a variety of projects and work effectively under pressure.
  • Adept at working independently or on a team in providing timely service to attorneys.
  • Communicates effectively with attorneys and legal personnel at all levels.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form.

TRUSTS AND ESTATES PARALEGAL – SACRAMENTO

Weintraub Tobin’s Trusts and Estates (T&E) Group focuses on clients’ personal concerns, as well as their estate planning, tax, and litigation goals. Our estate planners have extensive experience with designing and implementing sophisticated estate, valuation, and philanthropic planning techniques and work with clients to integrate their business succession planning and retirement planning. Our T&E group is also well-recognized for its probate, trust, and conservatorship administration services.  They represent beneficiaries, executors, corporate, and individual trustees.  In addition, our T&E litigators have extensive experience with Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation and arbitration.

Our Sacramento Trusts and Estates Group is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join their growing practice group.  The successful candidate must be able to take direction from multiple attorneys, effectively manage time and assignments, enjoy working as part of a team, and demonstrate a first-class commitment to client service.

REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS

Under attorney supervision, the Trusts and Estates Paralegal will be expected to carry out the below job duties and responsibilities.

  • Draft and prepare estate planning documents (e.g. wills, trusts, powers of attorney).
  • Work closely with clients to gather information, customize their documents to their specific needs and coordinate the signing of documents.
  • Manage trust and probate administration case matters and deadlines, from opening to closing the estate or trust, including Notifications by Trustee, Certifications of Trust and other trust administration documentation, as well as, valuing estate assets and drafting court forms, petitions, and orders.
  • Assist in preparation of estate tax returns.
  • Prepare and record deeds with accompanying transfer documents.
  • Prepare asset lists, analyze bank and business records, identify trust and non-trust assets, and identify title and character of assets.
  • Determine beneficiaries and persons entitled to notice.
  • Familiarity with Probate Code notice requirements and ability to manage calendar notice deadlines.
  • Experience with completing conservatorship and other court petitions, including those related to trust modification, petitions for instructions, and petitions to approve accountings, a plus.
  • Accompany supervising attorney(s) in meeting with clients.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervising attorneys and/or Firm management.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience with drafting estate planning documents
  • 5+ years of experience in estate planning, trust administration, and estate and probate administration
  • Paralegal certificate required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Current and working knowledge of foundational estate planning
  • Superior drafting skills, attention to detail and organizational ability
  • Familiarity with Worldox or similar document management system
  • Communicates effectively with attorneys and legal staff at all levels
  • Advanced operation and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational ability

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is Firm policy to provide equal opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, genetics, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. It is the intent of the Firm to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability or medical condition or for an employee’s religious beliefs provided the accommodation does not cause undue hardship to the Firm. Any applicant or employee with a qualifying disability or medical condition, or a religious practice, that requires an accommodation in order for the employee to perform the essential function of his or her job, should contact Human Resources to discuss it further so the Firm can determine if a reasonable accommodation exists and can be provided.

Note: If an applicant accepts an offer from the Firm, all confirmed new hires must comply with the Firm’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Further information about the policy is available to qualified candidates upon request.